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pennsylvania. a whole issue of voter suppression and having been in charlotte, a great civil-rights city, where the students from the historical black college in 1960 set up a lunch counter in to grant them and yet, what do we see today? state after state, efforts to suppress voting rights instead of expanding them. not enough people vote in this country. in pennsylvania, there is legislation now on the books that could disenfranchise between 750,000-1 million people. president obama won by 600,000 boats in pennsylvania last time. this really does determine the election. i don't care who you are for. this will determine the election. it is a huge problem or the country. we should be celebrating voters going to the polls, not putting impediments in their way. host: the radio program "democracy now" turns 25 this year? guest: we started in 1996. we were just on radio. the week of september 11, 2001, we started on the first television station in new york city on public access. then it just caught on like wildfire beyond the election and more television stations aired us and radio stations and npr
weather. savannah? >> all right, al. president obama, governor romney both in new york city today to speak at the clinton global initiative, and the president will also deliver an address to the united nations general assembly. governor romney will drop by nbc's education nation summit. chuck todd is nbc's political director, chief white house correspondent. you come with your telestrator today. >> i do, i do. >> let's talk about the state of the union in terms of the battleground map. we know 270 is the magic number. >> right. >> where do things stand? >> right now we have the president at 243 here, and what that means is we've got states adding up 243 electoral votes. it 70, of course, is the magic number. what we've recently moved was the state of iowa, and that put him at 243. what's interesting here, savannah. he now needs only a couple of states, a couple of the big states, big three that i talk about all the time, ohio, florida, virginia, just a couple of ways and he gets over the finish line. >> we talk about ohio. it's usually a bellwether, a couple of scenarios to run through her
's great to be with you. host: you are in the midst of a 100-city tour that you tell me is running through election day. where are you at this point in the tour, and how many more cities do you have? guest: well, i think i'm at c-span right now, although it is a little confusing. last night i was at the university of virginia in charlingtsville. today we'll be at the washington convention center, the green fest tonight. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 sta
romney both in new york city today to speak at the clinton global initiative, and the president will also deliver an address to the united nations general assembly. governor romney will drop by nbc's education nation summit. chuck todd is nbc's political director, chief white house correspondent. you come with your telestrator today. >> i do, i do. >> let's talk about the state of the union in terms of the battleground map. we know 270 is the magic number. >> right. >> where do things stand? >> right now we have the president at 243 here, and what that means is we've got states adding up 243 electoral votes. it 70, of course, is the magic number. what we've recently moved was the state of iowa, and that put him at 243. what's interesting here, savannah. he now needs only a couple of states, a couple of the big states, big three that i talk about all the time, ohio, florida, virginia, just a couple of ways and he gets over the finish line. >> we talk about ohio. it's usually a bellwether, a couple of scenarios to run through here. i think this one shows if president obama takes ohio. >> we
, president obama and governor romney both in new york city to speak at the the clinton global initiative. governor romney will drob by nbc's education summit. chuck todd is the nbc's political director. you koom with your telestrator today. >> i do. >> let's talk about the state of the union in terms of the battleground map. we know that 270 is the magic number. where do things stand right now? >> we have the president at 243. states adding up to 243 electoral votes, 270 is the magic numb. what we've recently moved was the state of iowa. that put him at 243. what's interesting here, it means he now only needs a couple of states. a couple of the big states, big three that i talk about all the time. ohio, florida, virginia, a couple of ways and he gets over the finish line. >> we talk about ohio, it's usually a bellweather. you have a couple of scenarios to run through. i think this one shows if president obama takes ohio? >> we do. let me show you what happens when we give him ohio. watch how close he gets to 270. it gets him to 261 here. and now, that means what? there's about four diffe
-for-hire. >> uh, shocked. >> reporter: police in plant city, florida, arrested the 55-year-old high school social studies teacher during school thursday, after he allegedly attempted to hire an out-of-state hitman to take out a fellow teacher, robert meredith. >> very strange. very disconcerting. something like that. >> reporter: overnight, meredith told our tampa affiliate through his front door, he doesn't know why pepe would want him dead. >> never scuffles or words exchanged? never? >> never. >> reporter: police say they were tipped off about the plot in august, when the man pepe thought he was hiring to kill his colleague, instead, called investigators. >> it had moved beyond just a fixation, to the point where he believed there was actual danger. that's when he notified law enforcement. >> reporter: plant city police called the fbi that taped phone calls. in one recording made two weeks ago, pepe allegedly told the officer he, quote, had an issue he might need taken care of. pepe allegedly told the agent he would be willing to pay $2,000. but when the agent tried to arrange a meeting, pepe
, where he believed there was actual danger. that's when he notified law enforcement. >> reporter: city police called the fbi that taped phone calls. in one recording made two weeks ago, pepe allegedly told the officer he, quote, had an issue he might need taken care of. pepe allegedly told the agent he would be willing to pay $2,000. but when the agent tried to arrange a meeting, pepe balked. >> we thought we had enough to file at the attorney's office. >> reporter: students say pepe liked to be called dr. professor pepe. he is now charged with solicitation of first-degree murder. he makes his first court appearance today. he did not respond nor his lawyer to our attempts to seek comments. >> thank you very much. >>> george, now, to a truly remarkable little girl. a preschooler turning into a real hero. coming to the rescue when her mom collapsed right in front of her. john muller has the dramatic story. >> reporter: diana jensen knew she would lift heaven and earth to protect her daughter. she didn't know her 4-year-old would be the one saving her. >> we need you to come to our house.
unknown, but officials say the blast caused only material damage. it's the latest attack on the city as the attack on bashar al assad continues. last month a bombing killed the president's brother-in-law and a defense minister. >>> 5:07 is your time now. another major bank finding itself the victim of a cyber attack this morning. mpllin >>> also ahead, why the blown call controversy in the nfl becoming a talking point in the presidential election. >>> take a look at the funnel cloud in illinois. dash cam video shows that cloud. it was part of a storm that spawned tornadoes, golf ball-sized hail and high wipds last night. so far no deaths or injuries have been reported. >>> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson in to tell us more about a change overnight. much warmer, veronica. >> much warmer and a little wet. part of the system that you saw there that produced the tornado in illinois, part of that system producing some of the wet weather around our area. we're not going to see anything like that. we're not going to have severe weather. just showers coming through the area north
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take a look at a wet times square in new york city. i'm in chicago this morning, but with us in new york city wh willie geist, our national affairs editor for "new york" magazine andnbit analyst, john heilemann. also former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst steve ratner and nbc news chief affairs correspondent and ht of "andrea mitchell reports." >> we have affairs. >> andrea mitchell. aninasto f "the politico playbook," executive executor jim vandehei. of course, willie, we've got a lot to talk about. let's start really quickly with the refs! >> they're back. >> we've got some breaking news. y,'s veryxc bseu, little she's 9 years old. she plays in the soccer league. and the parents have had to ref over the past couple weeks because those guys have gone off to the nfl, but it's taken care of now. >> that's great news. >> drilled down deep. a few hours ago,hel a referees union announced they have reached a tentative agreement that will end the lockout and bring the original -- the regular officiating crews back to the field. and it starts tonight. quick turnaround.
that includes the city's first murder of the year. 36-year-old lamont ellis was found dead in an alleyway early sunday morning. he had been shot multiple times. friends and family members gathered at a visual last night. police don't have a suspect nor a motive right now. fox 5 was working the story, conducting interviews at police headquarters, shots did ring out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight. along west south street. >> it was a mess. it was chaos. there was at least 20 people there, and they had five or six of them, started to break out in a fight. and everybody just started to join in. >> police say one person was stabbed. and is listed in serious condition. no word if the two incidents are related. >> 10 years ago today, our region was traumatized by a sniper shooting spree. the beginning of it. for three weeks in october of 2002, people around our area did not know where the next victims would be shot. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo were found guilty of killing 10 people and injuring three others. on thursday there is a prayer vigil to re
mitt romney. >> mark halperin? >> two events here in the city, at the global initiative, talked about america's role in the world, then he did an education nation interview with brian, very good. showed the fact that he's a policy guy, that he cares about issues. but that mitt romney does not get very much attention. and he doesn't put it on display very often. and it's now -- the thing he has to become is a fighter. he has to have people like joe scarborough look at him every day on the trail, every day, every event and say, he's fighting for the party. he's fighting for the country. he's fighting to turn the country around. i don't see that. but if he doesn't become that before the first debate and in the first debate, it's going to be very hard to keep the party together behind him. >> again, time's running out. october 2nd is early voting in ohio. you've got the first debate coming up. you've got people like karl rove. karl rove every day. and that's the guy i would be looking at if i were mitt romney. not just mitt romney but all of us should look at karl rove. what's karl doing
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. louis city schools at roosevelt high school, for the past six years we've been knee-deep in the problem center city. and by the way, we 50,000 kids now with normandie going the other way and not accredited schools, 50,000. philip busch stadium standing room only. we need more people employed in the state. we need more opportunity, we need more dreams to be fulfilled and we are simply languishing at the bottom of the barrel almost every economic category. you know, a lot of education is leadership and it starts at the top. i think there's well-intentioned people. were starting to show signs of progress and it was. we been in there. we've been in the trenches. for six years we've been trying to find a solution to the problems. kansas city, we can help getting it going from the ideas we have. there is racial disparity that comes to economic opportunity and jobs. in the best gift we give somebody as a career. >> jim higgins. >> okay, well one of the most inefficient things you can do with education dollars to send it to jefferson city and let the bureaucrats deal with that and then admit th
the country. and keys to the city sold, locks smith sold a ring to an undercover reporter. a dream come true to potential terrorists, elevators, open subway gates, and access to 1 world trade center, he reportedly stole them for a measley 150 bucks and reported will i still has more keys he's trying to sell. well, miss one school lunch payment and you get the hard boiled egg special. that's the new rule at a new jersey school district. a student at two schools owes 3.10. they only get a hard bold egg, crackers and carton of milk for lunch, instead of a full meal. that was not announced until the first day of classes, they've not yet commented. >> alisyn: i think that's great, a great punishment. >> dave: yeah, you'd probably take that punishment. >> alisyn: i could happily-- >> and nothing worse, i mean, hard boiled eggs. and i don't like within 12 feet. >> alisyn: breakfast, hard boiled egg, sounds good. >> horrible. you have the mayonnaise. >> i snuck it to my wife in this chicken salad sandwich, i'm hungry, i'll eat it. >> dave: nasty. the debate on wednesday, the first presidential debat
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. rao the city to the other radio in los angeles. like to point out that we're all graduates of the university of michigan law school. different years. larry is older than i am. and is a little bit younger, but the three of us all graduated from law school. now one of us has been invited back to campus to speak. go figure. three nationally syndicated talk show hosts with a lot of audience and none of us have been invited back. every five years i invited back to harvard to be the person that this town. that the chief of staff and director of the peace corps and communications director. duval patrick is the governor of massachusetts. grover norquist. it's like groundhog day every side -- every five years before us identify our class. we have the only two conservatives the gun and of harvard. the rest of us just throw things at us. it's always amusing commute the series is very good. come back in november bummer doing when it -- william henry harrison. it's a very short program. you don't want to miss that one. and such a presidential merit i visited his tomb. his tomb is in a s
gave the city a dis $1 -- $150,000 grant to get the equipment in order so they could start giving the breathalyzer tests again and that starts today. >>> we have a commuter alert now. another weekend, another mess on metro. starting tonight no service on the green line between branch avenue and southern avenue. it begins at 10:00 and goes through sunday night. shuttle buses will get you around where you need to go, but it will take an extra 40 minutes most likely to plan on that. another closure on the orange line. no service between vienna and east falls church. shuttle buses will be there as well. yes, again, another 40-minute delay. plan on that. expect delays on the red and yellow line, too, because they are single tracking in parts of those lines to get some repairs done. >>> coming up on 6:06. jessica doyle is watching your money and where you put your money. >> a list of the best banks in the area. >> that's right. i know it's not going to surprise you that six out of ten consumers say they're unhappy with their financial institution. we talk about a lot of the problems tha
broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire ♪ [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio, and on current tv. this is the "bill press show." >> bill: 41 days to go now, and barack obama and mitt romney agree on one issue, scab refs are a disaster. hey, what do you say? good morning, everybody. so good to see you here in the middle of the week wednesday morning, september 26th, and you are part of the "full court press," thank you for joining us here on current tv on your local progressive talk radio station and on sirius xm this hour only. sometime they'll come to their senses and put us on for all three hours. we have a lot to talk about
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of numbers are you expecting this time around? >> it varies from city to city. in cincinnati where we've done it since 2008, we've had about -- oh, boy. we've had about 80 people sleep out overnight. then the next morning we had probably 200 people come out to vote in the morning. in columbus, it'll be a little bit different as there are about 200 ohio state university students who are going to be sleeping out overnight. toledo there are a lot of union workers. in cuyahoga county, there are going to be a great deal of students and other activists who will be there. in youngstown a lot of workers and union workers will be there. so it's a different mix in each city. but we're anticipating that this enthusiasm that everybody is showing will infect other people, other voters. they'll get out and vote and know as you mentioned that 30% of the people vote early. that's very important that people have the opportunity to vote early. particularly in ohio where there is a lot of confusion about when to vote early and things like that. >> but there are absentee ballots people can get at home, correct?
but one that we train workers. we don't have-- in this city we have .01% of the innovation we need, publicly in the public sector. >> we have a tax system that is crazy, bob. we have a tax system that rewards corporations for moving jobs overseas. you don't hear that discussed very much. we have a situation where banks were bailed out to the tune of $700 billion, and they're not willing to bale out homeowners sitting with high-bubble interest rates from the housing boom before it buffed and they're stuck. and that's a whole lot of unlocked-- we could unlock with consumer spending power. what we're not doing is addressing the problems of the middle class. washington is focused on what these two develop are talking bthe deficit. they have to deal with the deficit. but once you're done with the deficit you have to rebuild the middle class in this country and nobody is paying much attention to that. we have a lot of rhetoric in the campaign but-- >> but the necessary done to help the middle class is to nail down the fiscal issues. if we don't nail down the fiscal issues, i don't think
york city and is just under 90 minutes. >> we are here again once again for the wine institute in connection with this conference dedicated to examining that 2012 presidential election and the way it may be being shaped by the memory of the holocaust and the politics of israel. we can find no to more interesting people to discuss this topic for many, many reasons. first, a former 3-term mayor of new york city, ed koch. [applause] people forget, i do not, but people forget that he actually started out in congress. so with the discussion that we are talking about, it's not merely about his days as america also, he, too, has run for congress and knows what that means. i think in his more recent you can think of him as a kingmaker in guiding the jewish vote. many people -- well, he may not agree to this, but he made many people think of him as a king maker of sorts of where the jewish vote is headed in that is another reason to have him. and he may disown the kingmaker title, but to some degree our next guest, congressman bob turner might say that the support of the mayor had given
for people on welfare. can you obama giving a big speech to the guys in the inner city, guess what, ladies and gentlemen, i'm getting rid of the work requirement. yea! it's a totally ridiculous, demeaning idea, demeaning to both recipients of welfare who have to take it and a president accused of using it to shield and trying to get votes with it. it's so demeaning. >> it's an update of the ronald reagan welfare mean, same racialized politics mitt romney has been playing for the last eight, ten months. this is the -- the welfare requirement, the idea the president is abolishing it, he is taking a gop prescription for reforming welfare and putting it in place, which is giving more power to the states. you know, the details of that, the fact that tons of things the president has embraced are actually rooted in conservative ideology has been a completely lost or disavowed by the republican party. i mean, they -- mitt romney has to win 60% of white voters and will stop at nothing to shore up every white vote he can. and that includes playing to the lowest card in the deck, which is incredibly
. >> all right steve. thank you. tomorrow is a landmark for the city of alexandria. that is when the potomac river generating station will close for good. officials have blamed did as the single largest source of air pollutants and in northern virginia. it was returned to the company. coming up, but a community in southeast washington got an extreme makeover this weekend. y neighbors say the changes will improve safety. plus why this butler is on trial. and in southern california, these drive
. now covering 3000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. . rethink possible. >>> this is a guy i kwho cares. he cares. you don't like him being misinterpreted. it important what mitt can bring to this country. >> that was ann romney on the "tonight show" with jay leno last night depending her hba on the criticism of the now infamousideo of the 47%. let' bring back our panel. you were pointing out, sarah, decratgobo ane republicans, some of them got hut. they seem to be counting on% coattails. >> i think that's right. as you see the presidential race tighten, which it has -- nationally has since the democratic conveion, i think, you'll see these senates, also tighten back up in places where republicans have been up wherthey're more cfortably and reliablreliable. ll w little bit bigger, ten i think, with nelson wrks a little wider lead, daniela, than the president there. >> yeah. i mean i agree that -- everyone agrees that the race is going to get closer as we g toward the election. >> i don't think it's gotten much tighter. the 47% again, i thinkas hurt a little bit. i think it'sur mt
carried out testing of chemicals on major u.s. cities during the 1950's and 1960's. sociologists lisa martino taylor a sailor is committed to college says zinc cadmium sulfide was sprayed in several cities without residents' knowledge. the most densely sprayed area appears to have been a housing complex for low-income people in st. louis. >> it is pretty shocking. the level of duplicity and secrecy, clearly they went to great lengths to deceive people. there's a lot of evidence that indicates people in st. louis, particularly minority communities, were subjected to military tests that was connected to a large array of the testing project. >> a former guatemalan army commander accused in the 1982 massacre has been ordered to stand trial on charges he lied about his past to obtain u.s. citizenship. jorge sosa was allegedly a commanding officer during the notorious killings when a u.s.- backed death squad killed more than 200 villagers, including women and children who were strangled, beaten with sledgehammers, and thrown down a well. sosa was extradited to the u.s. from canada last week
a discussion on the jewish vote over the weekend. among the speakers, former new york city mayor ed koch who supports president obama. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> we're here again from the wineman institute in connection to this conference dedicated to the 2012 presidential election and the way it's being shaped by the memory of the holocaust and the politics of israel. we can find no two more interesting people to discuss this topic for many, many reasons. first a former three-term mayor of new york city ed koch. [applause] people forget -- i do not, but people forget that mayor koch actually started as a congressman. so the discussion that we're talking about is not merely about his days as mayor but also he too has run for congress and know what is that means to be in washington. i think in his more recent term, you can thing mayor koch in guiding the king maker in guiding the jewish vote. he may not agree to this but actually many people think to him as a barometer a king maker of sorts of where the jewish vote is headed. that's another reason to have him. he may disown the king-m
, thanks. also in new york city mitt romney speaking at the clinton global initiative just ahead of the president. romney focused on foreign policy as well vowing he would link u.s. foreign aid to trade with help going to developing countries that remove barriers to investment and trade. he also discussed unrest in the middle east and said he would have a different approach than president obama. >> a lot of americans including myself are developed -- excuse me, are troubled by developments in the middle east. syria has witnessed the killing of tens of thousands of people. the president of egypt is a member of the muslim brotherhood. our em bass dor to libya was assassinated in a terrorist attack. iran is moving towards nuclear weapons capability. we somehow feel that we're at the mercy of events rather than shaping events. a year from now i hope to return this meeting as president having made substantial progress towards the forms i've outlined. i also hope to remind the world of the goodness and the bigness of the american heart. never apologize for america. i believe that ameri
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. atlanta's a big hot spot. new york is a big hot spot. sacramento, seattle, portland. any big city has it. every city in america has it. but it's also on the internet so the pimps go on the internet, on to an app and you can basically buy sex via the internet. >> this is a problem of at least 20 million people. >> yes. our state department ambassador at large to combat human trafficking said the other night that it's 27 million people living in slavery today. but our film deals with the problem of child sex trafficking in southeast asia and we made it in thailand because the cambodians did not want us there. >> what got you passionate about this? oscar winning actress, mom. you have a lot going on in your life and you dedicated an immense amount of personal time and passion to this. >> it's meeting survivors. once i did -- i was working for amnesty international as their spokesperson. we covered human trafficking as one of the topics that really affects women and girls in the world. and i discovered, we discovered that slavery is alive and well. it's just gone underground. it's illegal no
in their surveys across the country you're seeing chicago, dallas, kansas city, philadelphia, new york city, richmond, all reporting from businesses that business confidence is slowing down and it is dropping. this the third straight month in a row that we're seeing this. average orders index of course negative for the fourth straight month. we've seen that. employment index at a low too. but the issue is the umpire, the referees who get to call whether or not the u.s. economy is in a recession or not, it is called the national bureau of economic research. and jenna, they have historically been slow to call whether or not the u.s. is in a recession. you won't know until nine or ten months after the fact. for example, in 1970, back then the u.s. economy was in a recession. we only heard it was in recession from the nber eight to nine months later. in fact in the most latest downturn from 2007 to 2009, we basically, that was called, that recession was called in 2010. so you may hear after the fact that the u.s. economy was in a recession and it's not just two consecutive quarters of negative
in over 60 cities. the nation's ports, airports, banks, schools, and tourist sites are all shut down. >> the european union will never be in europe for the workers then bent every country should fight to detach itself from the european union. that is the movement that should be taking place. >> thousands of people surrounded the parliament to protest austerity measures. the occupy congress protest came as the conservative administration prepares to unveil further austerity measures on thursday. after hours of protest, police charged against demonstrators batons and fired rubber bullets. 35 people were arrested and 60 people were injured. this report was filed from madrid. >> we are surrounding the congress because we think the center of power in spain where we are governed from is here and the congress. to date coincides with this month's congressional session. >> there are lots of reasons to be angry but especially the fact there are over 5 million unemployed. i am a student and i can only study because i have a scholarship. the elderly are being left with no medical care. >> [chant
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